Music Copyright Solutions announces exclusive music publishing agreement with Eyes Wide Open

Fri Jan 05 11:54:00 GMT 2007

London, January 5, 2007 - Music Copyright Solutions ("MCS") has concluded an exclusive long-term music publishing and copyright administration agreement with the band "Eyes Wide Open" and its members Ki Fitzgerald, Rene Woollard, Will Farquarson and Pat Garvey.
Ki Fitzgerald, whose songs have sold in excess of 5 million worldwide, formed Eyes Wide Open after leaving his original front man role of Busted. Eyes Wide Open made their public debut in front of a 40,000 plus crowd at GWR's largest festival. They are now working on their debut album and collaborating with the industries top producers including the likes of Steve Lironi (Bon Jovi), Rick Barraclough (Bryan Adams) and Grammy award winning Simon Goggerly (U2).
Ki and Eyes Wide Open are managed by leading entertainment law specialist, John Giacobbi and their public relations is being handled by renowned PR expert Gerard Franklin at Frequency Media, whose other clients include Duran Duran, UB40, Badly Drawn Boy and many others.
Guy Fletcher, MCS Creative Director, commented: "We are delighted to have been selected by Eyes Wide Open to publish and administer their music worldwide. Ki and his band have been performing around the UK and mesmerising crowds at a number of festivals across the country creating a real storm."
John Giacobbi, Ki and the band's manager, said: "We have many things in common with MCS and above all we share the same passion and love for music. We are delighted to join forces with MCS and look forward to working with Guy and his team."
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Guy Fletcher, Creative Director
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About MCS
MCS is a leading independent music publisher, and home to many of the world's finest composers and songwriters. Through its 100% owned subsidiary Diamond Time, which is based in New York and Santa Monica, MCS is also a major music copyright clearing agent in the United States. MCS Asia based in Hong Kong, was recently established to acquire, manage and administer ownership of music in China and throughout the continent. MCS's owned or part-owned catalogues contain work recorded by artists across the musical spectrum, including Ray Charles, Tom Jones, Bananarama, Metallica, Fat Boy Slim as well as The Classical Master Series. Royalty administration is undertaken for over 1,500 clients including Arts & Entertainment, National Geographic, Endemol UK and many individual composers.